Osteospermum 'In The Pink'
- Position: full sun
- Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: June to September
- Hardiness: Frost hardy (may need winter protection in cold areas)
Launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2012, this sun-loving evergreen perennial is hardier than most, and will produce a mass of hot pink flowers, which if dead-headed regularly will keep appearing from midsummer to mid-autumn.
- Garden care: Protect plants in very cold areas and lift and divide congested clumps in autumn or spring.
Tender perennials, such as pelargoniums, fuchsias, osteospermums and marguerites look great all summer, but unless they are given protection from the harsh winter weather, they will need to be replaced each spring. If you can do this, they will last for yRead full article